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Scientific Name Pimelodus quadratus  Lucinda, Ribeiro & Lucena, 2016
Common Name
Type Locality Porto Nacional, rio Tocantins, Tocantins State, Brazil, 10°35'50"S, 48°24'21"W.
Pronunciation pim ee LOW duss
Etymology (Greek)Pimele=Fat + (Greek)odous=teeth. 
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Distribution

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Compatibility Peaceful but will eat smaller fishes.
Suggested Tankmates Larger active fish such as tetras, most barbs and gouramis. They can also be kept in groups but do not suffer from being kept singly. Angelfish and other ''graceful'' fish are sometimes bothered by this species' barbels particularly during "lights-out".
Breeding Unreported in the aquarium.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters v. 27 (no. 4) for Dec., pp 339, Figs. 1, 2b.
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Last Update 2020 Dec 26 02:54 (species record created: 2016 Nov 18 16:28)